Ahmet Erdi Ozturk is a research assistant in the Faculty of Law, Social Science and History at the University of Strasbourg, where he has also been based for his doctoral research. He has held a research fellowship at the Centre for Southeast European Studies at the University of Graz. He gained an MA from the Political Science Department, Hacettepe University and an MRes from the Political Science Department, Barcelona Autonoma University. Ozturk has recently published in Southeast European and Black Sea Studies (2016) the Yearbook of Muslims in Europe (2016) as well in academic and online journals, books and newspapers, including Birgun, The Conversation, Hurriyet Daily News, Open Democracy, T24 and Diken. He is the Turkey correspondent for EUREL (Sociological and Legal Data on Religions in Europe) and has been a regular guest on television programs such as France 24 to discuss Turkish politics. Furthermore, he is the co-editor (with Bahar Baser from Coventry University) of Authoritarian Politics in Turkey: Elections, Resistance and the AKP from IB Tauris.